The Benefits of Joining a Food Club

By Martha Wagner, "Join the Food Club," November/December 2011

How food-buying clubs are reducing food costs and strengthening communities.

How to Start Your Own Food-Buying Club

  • Gather a group willing to spend $500 (the typical order minimum). 
  • Search for local farms and food distributors that work with buying clubs.
  • Share order spreadsheets on Google docs or use free software on
  • Arrange a pick-up time and location.

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